A Deputy Principal of a school in Kadawatha was arrested today for allegedly assaulting a grade 11 student who has been admitted to the Ragama hospital, the Kadawatha Police said.
The student had allegedly been assaulted after he was asked if he had cleaned the classroom by a school prefect. The student in his complaint had said that he had replied in the affirmative to the prefect. The Principal had thereafter walked in and allegedly slapped the student damaging his ear drum. (Tarindu Jayawardena, Deepa Adikari)